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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrassing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

Post your Best, your worst, and your most interesting. But please - no programming questions . This forum is purely for amusement and discussions on code snippets. All actual programming questions will be removed.

 
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It has been a long time since I've touched that corner of .NET but I seem to remember that the IDataRow exists somewhere and has things like events on it or otherwise at least things that IDataRecord can't do, and maybe, if memory serves, IDataRecord accesses things closer to the metal (using raw DB types and such) than IDataRow.
To err is human. Fortune favors the monsters.

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